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What I learned from contributing to open source

Vishnu Ks
January 24, 2017

What I learned from contributing to open source

Vishnu Ks

January 24, 2017

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  1. @hackerkid Put all your code on github • Topcoder/Codeforces problems

    you solved • Semester projects • Personal projects • List of books you read • dotfiles • research paper
  2. @hackerkid If you are thinking about contributing, you are good

    enough. Challenge yourself and fight your impostor syndrome
  3. @hackerkid Most projects have specific label for issues that are

    suited for beginners. Zulip has bit-size issues.
  4. @hackerkid • http://up-for-grabs.net • http://issuehub.io • http://www.firsttimersonly.com • http://yourfirstpr.github.io •

    https://github.com/MunGell/awesome-for-beginners • http://docsdoctor.org • http://PullRequestRoulette.com • http://24pullrequests.com Issues to Get Started for Beginners
  5. @hackerkid • Choose An Issue and Spend One or Two

    Day on It. • Don’t give up. • Life is much simpler after you solve complete first issue.